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Steady online growth for Leeds-based local papers … BUT

After Wednesday’s not so good news about continuing declining sales of our local regional daily papers, here’s the better news about their growing online audiences. Just about all of them posted steady year on year increases in online readership in the … Continue reading

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Sales down again, web traffic up: how long have Yorkshire’s daily papers got?

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: sales of all of Yorkshire’s daily newspapers continued to fall in the first half of this year while web traffic was way up. It’s such a familiar story that you can copy … Continue reading

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Where’s the Arts Council cash going in Yorkshire? A couple of tables

A couple of quick tables based on today’s announcement about which organisations are getting what cash from Arts Council England (ACE) from 2015-18. They’re what are known as the National Portfolio organisations. Over the three years ACE will be spending … Continue reading

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Free tickets to controversial Tour de France event in Leeds doubled

The organisers of the “opening ceremony” Tour de France event at the first direct arena in Leeds in July have doubled the number of free tickets they’re making available. Chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire told BBC Radio Leeds this … Continue reading

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Sales of two Yorkshire dailies nearly halved in last five years

Sales of all of Yorkshire’s daily newspapers continued to fall in the second half of last year, according to figures released today by the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC). Against a backdrop of a 14% year-on-year fall across the UK, the two … Continue reading

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The Tour is coming! (1) But where should it go? What’s your best route through Yorkshire?

Right! The Tour is coming for two whole days! The details of the route won’t be announced for a while, but usually reliable sources are saying that the start (the Grand Départ) is likely to happen in Leeds and could … Continue reading

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Four Bradford schools win out in government’s new building programme

Twenty four schools in Yorkshire – four of them in Bradford – are to be either rebuilt or revamped under the government’s new Priority School Building Programme. Education secretary Michael Gove revealed the list of the 261 schools (out of … Continue reading

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